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WestCOG has opened up a public comment period for the draft Public Involvement Plan (PIP). Comments will be accepted from October 29, 2022 to December 12, 2022.


March 2023 Newsletter

Legislative Policy Priorities, Flood assistance for affected homeowners, and Cyber Security Assessments to name a few of the items in this month’s newsletter.

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Flood Resilience Support Services

Property Owners Flood Hazard Mitigation Meeting. On February 22nd WestCOG staff along with the Westport Fire Chief and Dewberry Associates held a public information meeting for affected property owners at the Westport Town Hall. To view the presentation and learn more about the program, please click on the button below.

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MTP Public Information Meeting

Come learn about the draft Metropolitan Transportation Plan at one of the public information meetings this week! 2/22-Danbury Library, 2/23-Zoom, or 2/23-Stamford Library. Full details here: https://westcog.org/transportation/foundational-plans/metropolitan-transportation-plans/

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Metropolitan Transportation Plan-Public Comment Period

Draft 2023-2050 Metropolitan Transportation Plan and Air Quality Conformity Determinations Public Comment Period and Public Participation Meeting Information As host to the Housatonic Valley Metropolitan Planning Organization (HVMPO) and South Western Region Metropolitan Planning Organization (SWRMPO), the Western Connecticut Council of Governments (WestCOG) will accept comments from February 8, 2023 to March 9, 2023 on … Continue reading Metropolitan Transportation Plan-Public Comment Period

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February Newsletter

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Metropolitan Transportation Plan

WestCOG is updating the Metropolitan Transportation Plans (MTP) for the South Western Region and Housatonic Valley Metropolitan Planning Organizations. The MTPs, previously referred to as the Long Range Transportation Plans or LRTP, are the primary documents for transportation planning, strategies, and investments in the region for the next 25 years.

We want to hear from you – residents and users of the region’s transportation system- on what the transportation system should look like in 2050. Where can improvements be made? How do you want to get around western Connecticut in the future? What do you see as the strengths and weaknesses of our current transportation system? Please send your thoughts and comments to plan@westcog.org by 11/18 or join us at one of our virtual focus sessions this month, advanced registration required:

  • 11/16 at 3PM – Business and Freight –
  • 11/17 at 7PM – Transit and Active Transportation –